We numerically study the nonlinear optical properties of metallo-dielectric photonic band-gap structures in the pulsed regime. We exploit the high χ<sup>(3)</sup> of copper to induce broad-band optical limiting of high-intensity pulses across the visible range. Article not available.
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M. Scalora, N. Mattiucci, G. D'Aguanno, M. Larciprete, and M. Bloemer, "Nonlinear Pulse Propagation in One-Dimensional Metallo-Dielectric Multilayer Stacks: Ultra-Wide Bandwidth Optical Limiting," in Frontiers in Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper PDP_FA2.
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